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Education is Everyone’s Business

At a time when it’s easy to be discouraged about the state of federal education policy, it’s great to see leadership, alignment, and momentum in states like West Virginia.

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Preparing Principals: Best Practices and Next Steps

In the third of three posts on principal preparation and development Tom shares Best practices, next steps and recommendations to preparing principals to boost the achievement of American students.

10 days ago by

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Smart List: 45 Advocacy Orgs Making a Difference

Today we are recognizing 45 policy and advocacy organizations. These groups put students first, set the path, and lead the conversation.

11 days ago by

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iNACOL Report: Online Learning Can Close The Opportunity Gap

A new iNACOL policy brief provides an overview of Course Access as a state policy solution to opportunity and achievement gaps in K-12 education.

21 days ago by

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A New Start on Accountability

Building off the new blog series, #TheNewAccountability, how student-centered learning, meaningful data, and innovation zones can improve school accountability systems.

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Six Red Marbles

Six Red Marbles creates interactive learning programs and online courses for schools, publishers, universities, and education services companies. Our Natural Learning(tm) approach unleashes the potential in all learners, accelerating their achievement and making the world just a little bit better.

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Rethinking the Education Experience of Future Generations

How blended learning in Rhode Island is proving the need for a new approach to educating, what means for other states and how its allowing students to learn their own pace, and pursue and develop their own interests and passions.

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Time to Rewrite the Code, But How?

The shift to blended, personalized, and competency-based learning suggests a dramatic change in state education policy. With these changes states should plan to rewrite their education code. But how? Two basic change mechanisms: Push & Pull.

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